Nursing


New! Nurse Practitioners—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight 17 min.

What is it like to be a Nurse Practitioner? In this Career Q&A video interview, Sharon Yang talks about her career path, what she does on the job, and the keys to success as a nurse practitioner. She also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Management of the Diabetic Patient While Tube Feeding 58 min.

This program is designed for nurses, dietitians, students and allied health professionals. Presentations are made by a diabetes nurse specialist, diabetes clinical nurse specialist and a geriatric clinical nurse specialist covering all aspects of how to keep your patients’ blood glucose under control while delivering the nutrition he needs. Featured presentations include: enteral nutrition, compli...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Nutrition in Critical Care Patients 56 min.

Designed for critical care nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians, and allied health professionals, this video looks at nutrition assessment, parenteral nutrition support in the critically ill patient, and enteral nutrition support and features a detailed case study of the nutrition plan and care of a critically injured patient.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Demystifying Lab Values From Head to Toe 454 min.

This series with Cyndi Zarbano teaches how to interpret different types of laboratory values and what the implications of these values are for providing patient care.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Everything Endocrine: Responding Appropriately to Critical Lab Findings 74 min.

This video with Cyndi Zarbano teaches how to interpret lab findings relating to the endocrine system. It discusses how to divide diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state from lab findings. It explores symptoms and expected lab findings for Diabetes Insipidus. It also discusses hypoglycemia, thyriod labs, and acute pancreatitis.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Getting the Most Out of the Complete Blood Count 68 min.

Discussing the components of the CBC, this video with Cyndi Zarbano explains how to go beyond the numbers to learn what is causing the abnormal findings. It discusses anemia, polycythemia, and platelet abnormalities, considering the meaning of shifts to the left and the right. It also discusses when the values reach a critical range.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! An Impaired Nurse…A License at Risk 72 min.

In this video, nurse attorney Laruie Elston discusses legal aspects of impaired nursing practice. The video differentiates between alcohol and controlled substance abuse, looks at risk factors for and consequences of abuse, and considers early identification and interventions for abuse. It also considers when to report a colleague who is abusing substances and how to seek treatment and protect you...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Liver and Labs in Detail Along with Coagulation Complications 77 min.

This video with Cyndi Zarbano teaches about common markers for hepatic dysfunction, as well as etiology and treatment strategies. It discusses liver function tests, hepatic failure, hepatic encephalopathy, coagulation studies, the clotting cascade, INR goals, disseminated intravascular coagulopathy, and heparin-induced thrombocytopenia.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Must Know Cardiac and Respiratory Lab Tests 83 min.

This video with Cyndi Zarbano reviews common cardiac and respiratory laboratory tests, discussing inpatient and outpatient applications. It looks at the components of cardiac lab tests, BNP and Pro-BNP, congestive heart failure, blood gas tests, and acid-base compensation.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Preventing and Treating Infection: Sepsis and Microbiology Lab Tests 87 min.

This video with Cyndi Zarbano teaches how to correctly diagnose a broad spectrum of possible infectious agents through a review of systems, sources of infection, diseases, and treatments. It discusses sepsis, multiple organ dysfunction syndrome, meningitis, encephalitis, and CSF headaches. It looks at diagnosing through lumbar punctures, cultures, gram stain, and urinalysis and considers how to ch...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017